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Teheran insists he feels fine after losing to Phillies

Philadelphia went up 5-2 in the sixth against Eric O'Flaherty on Freddy Galvis' two-run single. Odubel Herrera missed a chance to add on when O'Flaherty...

Stanton homers and Marlins beat Phillies 11-1

The Marlins ended a 24-inning scoreless streak Tuesday, and started fast against Philadelphia rookie Zach Eflin (3-4). J.T. Realmuto led off the first inning with...

Carolinas storm cleanup goes on; thousands still without power

Chris Dozier of CMPD's Steele Creek Division said. To report power outages, call ... Emergency management officials also said a tree fell on a house...

Baseball scraps Puerto Rico series amid Zika concerns

Miami Marlins' Miguel Rojas (19), high fives Giancarlo Stanton, center, after the Marlins defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0 in a baseball game, Thursday, May 5,...

Mistrial in Chester, S.C., councilman murder case

Moore testified that he and four friends were armed and had planned to rob someone at a house near Williams' concrete shop. No one was...

Thursday's High School Heroes

John Dancy, Ardrey Kell baseball: threw no-hitter in 4-0 win over Hough Wednesday. Hayley McDermott, Anna Small, Ardrey Kell girls soccer: Two goals apiece in...

Last-minute filings bring more challenges in NC races in 2016

So did GOP Rep. Rob Bryan in the House. After Monday's noon deadline, just four Mecklenburg lawmakers – Republican John Bradford and Democrats Rodney Moore,...

Judge moves trial for suspect in Chester councilman's slaying to Fairfield Co.

Police and prosecutors have said Moore shot Williams and was one of five alleged Roundtree Circle Gang members Williams was following, because he had been...

Jon Ander honored for role in 2 Wingate victories

Senior right-side hitter Shelly Stumpff posted 16 kills, 10 digs and nine blocks. It was the Bulldogs' 13th straight win over the ... The Bulldogs...

Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

Macleans.ca Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt address reporters at a news conference in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, on Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. One...

14-story office tower planned at Morehead and Tryon

Trinity Capital founding partner Gary Chesson said the time is right for a new office tower, citing growing economic momentum in South End and the...

Colleges cautious about Ebola risk

“We felt reasonably certain that the risk to our group would be fairly low, but we wanted to err on the side of caution,” said...

2014 FIBA World Cup Rosters

AUSTRALIA - David Anderson (C), Cameron Bairstow (F), Aron Baynes (F), Ryan Broekhoff (F), Matthew Dellavedova (G), Dante Exum (G), Adam Gibson (G), Chris Goulding...

A time to remember: Charlotte man recalls surviving plane crash 25 years ago

But the plane's airspeed was twice as fast as it should have been, and slowing down would force the plane to roll over, Haynes said...

Mourners pay respects to Sen. Howard Baker Jr.

Hal Rogers, R-Kentucky., and John Duncan Jr., R-Tennessee, recently drove to visit his former colleague and friend in his hometown of Huntsville near the Kentucky...

NC House votes to block disclosing charter employees' names with pay

In the Mecklenburg delegation, Jeter's amendment found support from Democrat Beverly Earle and Republicans Bill Brawley, Rob Bryan, Ruth Samuelson and Jacqueline Schaffer. Democrats Kelly...

Flight to Brazil turned back after security breach

... and the man was released after an interview. Tudos says there was a breach at the security checkpoint but declined to release details. Transport...

2016 campaign checklist: Chris Christie

Chris Christie, R-N.J., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: Nondenial denial: "Yes, and later." — May, when asked whether he's thinking about running for president,...

Frustrated Orioles lose to A's 11-1

SFGate Baltimore Orioles batting coach Jim Presley, (15) keeps Manny Machado, (13) away from the Oakland Athletics after the benches cleared in the eighth inning of...

David Childers and the Overmountain Men to perform benefit concert at Kings ...

Chris Revels, chief ranger at the Kings Mountain military park, said the Brigade of Friends' fundraising efforts are much appreciated as park budgets get tighter.

Winners named in Michigan APME newspaper contest

Best News Column: 1, Nolan Finley, The Detroit News, "Comfort Zone"; 2, Daniel Howes, The Detroit News, "GM's Remake"; 3, Laura Berman, The Detroit News,...

Sheriff: Calif. gunman killed 3 people at home

The shootings started around 9:30 p.m. in Isla Vista, a roughly half-square-mile community next to UC Santa Barbara's campus and picturesque beachside cliffs. Alexander Mattera,...

Charlotte Douglas doesn't want coal ash under proposed runway

“Airport does not want the material under any aircraft movement areas,” wrote Charlotte Fire Department Deputy Chief Rob Kinniburgh in late April, in a memo...

NATO minesweepers set off on Baltic deployment

Bay Today Petr David Josek - AP Photo. Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, left, with his Czech Republic's counterpart Lubomir Zaoralek, right, answer questions to...

Laettner, Lynch, Del Negro: ACC legends sound off on college basketball

Among those representing the three schools were Christian Laettner, Gene Banks and William Avery for Duke; Vinny Del Negro, Julius Hodge, Rodney Monroe and Chris...

Deaths cloud a festive, if hilly, Rock 'n' Roll marathon

“I don't think there are any provisions (for congestion) we can make,” said Nancy Moore, a member of Edenton Street Methodist Church. Speaking before ...

Bonnell: Annual NBA awards ballot

Third team: Tim Duncan, Carmelo Anthony, John Wall, Ty Lawson, Dwight Howard. Five stray thoughts about the Charlotte Bobcats and the NBA: • Clifford rolled...

Mecklenburg losing more clout in Raleigh

Robert Pittenger wants to put more pressure on foreign countries to check for stolen passports after it was discovered that two men boarded the vanished...

Not so Great White North in NHL

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2013, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs' Nikolai Kulemin, left, of Russia, collides with Philadelphia Flyers' Maxime Talbot during the...

Longtime Canadian finance minister dies

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper embraces MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay as Kellie Leitch and Candice Bergen hug Laureen Harper after announcing that former Finance Minister Jim...

Third day of testimony in Texas shoe stabbing case

Washington Post Prosecutor John Jordan sets down a stiletto shoe entered into evidence during the trial against Ana Lilia Trujillo Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Houston.

NASCAR Trucks Series at Martinsville: Matt Crafton leads when it counts

Darrell Wallace was second, followed by Ben Kennedy, Johnny Sauter and Ryan Blaney. Wallace said his team struggled all day, too, after getting practice time...

Indians choose Carrasco for starting rotation

Lexington Herald Leader Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers against the Cincinnati Reds in the sixth inning of a spring exhibition baseball game Monday, March...

Wahlberg guarantees a hit with 'Transformers'

Paramount Vice Chairman Rob Moore said Bay was hesitant to return to the franchise until they were able to zero in on the right story...

Hot fashion looks for spring

Courtesy of nordstrom.com. Tribal patterns are big this season, like Diane von Furstenberg's Fit and Flare Dress, $498, available in March at Nordstrom stores and...

Reds score 2 in 9th to rally past Indians

Mark Duncan - AP Photo. Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher, right, celebrates his solo home run in front of Cincinnati Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco in the...

Senior Kocher will lead a deeper Charlotte Christian boys' golf team

Kocher said he thinks the team can go eight or nine deep this season with the addition of freshmen Chris Ford, Rhodes Karriker and Conner...

National Basketball Association Game Capsules

Manu Ginobili tallied 24 points, Tim Duncan supplied 11 points and 10 rebounds and Kawhi Leonard added 17 points, seven boards and four assists for...